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Birds of Prey Centre

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Address: Cotton End Road | Herrings Green Farm, Wilstead, Bedford MK45 3DT, England
Phone Number: 01767 627527
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80th Birthday outing

Went with my wife and one daughter on my birthday. Thoroughly enjoyed the day . We held an owl soon after arrival, enjoyed the two displays and held an American Bald Eagle before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my wife and one daughter on my birthday. Thoroughly enjoyed the day . We held an owl soon after arrival, enjoyed the two displays and held an American Bald Eagle before leaving. Surprised at how many birds they had. recommend it for an enjoyable family day out as children are also catered for but fine weather needed.

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Zwijndrecht, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Entrance is not very well pointed out, but when you get in, you are amazed by the number of birds that live there. Staff is very friendly, especially the lady in the restaurant 😊. The others have good knowledge about the birds and don't mind answering any questions. The shows are exciting and very well commentated.

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2 Thank Brommerke11
Bedford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Birds of Prey Centre today and had a wonderful time. The staff were all very good and the Birds were excellent, even the one that flew off for a while. I can highly recommend this centre for everyone even children. Take a camera for the wonderful memories.

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1 Thank Paul59cdo
Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best animal / Bird of Prey centres we have been too. The centre is not as well advertised as it should be. The variety of Birds and the knowledge of the staff is some of the best Iv ever seen, and we have visited many animal and bird places all over the UK They cater... More 

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3 Thank Lozy092
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been looking at going to the center for some time but now wish we had of gone sooner. The entrance to the center did not look that great but who cares when there are so many well looked after birds and animals to see. The two Bald Eagle brothers you see as you walk in look amazing and... More 

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2 Thank Brodrick1
bedfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow What an amazing Day! A very well run birds of prey Centre with plenty to do and see. I love to watch Owls and Birds but have never held one due to a fear of birds near my face BUT my fears disappeared after my visit to the Centre. I held them and this wouldn't have happened without the... More 

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family who travel around the world to see birds, in the wild or not, particularly owls. We appreciate the fine art of falconry and the good work. This farm, Birds of Prey Centre/ 'Herrings Green Farm' was the worst example of a falconry, and certainly an error in being called 'The English School of Falconry'. The WORST... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't recall how many times we've visited over the years, but this was our first time doing the 2 day Falconry course, and wow, what an experience! Our first day was held by Kyle, who was really knowledgeable and passionate. Our second day was held by Carly, who was equally knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We got to experience manning, handling,... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An unexpected pleasure. I had no idea that we had this amazing place right on our doorstep. A great place to take the kids, in my case grandchildren. Lots to see and do, take a picnic and enjoy the animals and lovely garden at the farm. Birds of prey and flying was a great experience. You must try the ice... More 

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2 Thank 24tbs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my 25 year old son after we bought a reduced voucher via Timeout. 3 hours owl experience which included the birds of prey show. Learnt a lot about different birds of prey and owls. Handled a variety of owls. All the birds are bred for captivity so it's a bit like a zoo. Saying that you can... More 

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